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Michigan Medieval Seminar

Saturday, September 29, 2012
12:00 AM
Osterman Commons, Institute for the Humanities, 202 S Thayer

A stimulating day of discussions on the literature, historyand culture of England in the Middle Ages.

"Mixed Media: Rethinking the Archive in Medieval England"

Free and open to the public. To RSVP and receive copies of the papers for reading in advance, email michiganmedievalseminar@gmail.com.

PARTICIPANTS
Amy Appleford (English, Boston University)
“Death and Spiritual Governance in the Late Medieval Household”

A. Sheree Brown (History, University of Michigan)
“‘Mannys sowle ys lyfte vp with charite’: Lay Catechesis and the Doctrine of Charity”

Katherine French (History, University of Michigan) and Shannon McSheffrey (History, Concordia University, Montreal)
“Household Goods and Household Violence in Late Medieval London: the Murder of Isabel Watson”


Kathryn Kerby-Fulton (English, Notre Dame University)
“Oxford” in The New Literary History of Europe, 1348-1418

Laura Saetveit Miles (English, University of Michigan)
"The Annunciation in the Anchorhold: Mary Reading the Psalms"

Kathryn Smith (Art History, New York University)
"'A Lanterne of Lyght to the People':  English Narrative Alabaster Images of John the Baptist in their Visual, Religious, and Social Contexts"

ORGANIZERS
Kit French and Laura Miles